by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager
It is an open invitation. Therefore not all submissions may be accepted. Furthermore only nominations submitted by bona fide national associations will be considered.
National associations may submit a maximum of two names; if one of the nominees is female, a further name may be added. Preference will be given to Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress Umpires.
Full hospitality will be provided from dinner on Tuesday 14th August to breakfast on Monday 20th August. Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$25.00 per competition day, according to ITTF regulations.
All invited umpires must organise their own transport to the region as well as travel and medical insurance. In addition, all invited umpires are responsible for early arrival and late departure. Local transport will be provided from and to Monseñor Oscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport (IATA Code: SAL).
Should a nominated umpire require a visa, kindly send relevant details when submitting the nomination (full name as in passport, date of birth, place of birth, passport number, expiry date of passport). A letter of invitation will be provided.
Please note that all costs associated with the visa application are the responsibility of the applicant and the issuance of a visa is at the sole discretion of the relevant Consulate or Embassy.
Umpires must wear the International umpiring uniforms as described in the Handbook for Match Officials.
The closing date for nominations is Friday 13th July. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Tuesday 17th July.
For replies and questions, please address:
Yoanna Ramirez Sarmiento LATTU – Director of Rules and Umpiring
2018 El Salvador Junior and Cadet Open: Official letter of invitation (issued Wednesday 6th June)
2018 El Salvador Junior and Cadet Open: Official nomination form (Closing date is Friday 13th July)